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A big maybe from me. I see Weed as another 2 seasons from being a big bodied forward in his own right and he needs further support until such time.

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He'll be 31, not chasing, not tackling, not crashing packs, bobbing up on twitter and SEN whilst playing for Casey. I don't care if he cost 500k or 5k I don't see the appeal. Take the chance

I'm very clear on this If we are going to get him i think he is a great pick up. If we aren't i think he is total dud and i was never vaguely interested in getting him.  Same applies to

Wow! They must think that their premiership cat-flap is still open.

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10 hours ago, Patches O’houlihan said:

Wouldn't go near him, this bloke is way too soft, can't play as a key forward. 

Easy to dismiss a trade idea, but who would you realistically target instead? Or go into next year unchanged up forward?

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I repeat, more classy small forwards added to medium forwards in Petracca, Fritsch & Melksham. Collingwood looking fantastic with one tall forward since Cox is out plus Richmond only play 2 talls and 4 small/mid forwards. 

We have NO small classy forwards but at least we have 3 or 4 tall forwards in Tom Mac, Weed, Petty & Preuss.  Therefore, to me the overwhelming need is that we need to go get our Rioli, Tipinwooty, Charlie Cameron etc plus our Isaac Smith, Ed Langdon etc before we recruit anymore talls. 

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5 hours ago, goodwindees said:

I repeat, more classy small forwards added to medium forwards in Petracca, Fritsch & Melksham. Collingwood looking fantastic with one tall forward since Cox is out plus Richmond only play 2 talls and 4 small/mid forwards. 

We have NO small classy forwards but at least we have 3 or 4 tall forwards in Tom Mac, Weed, Petty & Preuss.  Therefore, to me the overwhelming need is that we need to go get our Rioli, Tipinwooty, Charlie Cameron etc plus our Isaac Smith, Ed Langdon etc before we recruit anymore talls. 

Jamie Elliot would be decent, given he's only given 1 year contract last year and their cap might be stretched. Although buyer beware if Bucks puts him on the trade table (injuries), would have to be a stealth offer to usurp them and good enough dosh to get him to leave a current finals contender..

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In every sport, it is the goal-scorers, the finishers who are the hardest to find. 

In 2019, our goal scoring was one of our main issues. We were atrocious.

Surely we would consider him. Our main needs are for a pacy small forward and for Weed to develop, but there can be no harm in adding Jenkins at the right price.

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Can't really decide if I'm keen or not, I guess for the right price he gives us some mature KPF depth, but will be 31 when next season starts.

There's a fair bit of talk coming out of Adelaide football circles that we have now expressed an interest. It's the old mate of a mate, but the connection seems legit, so seems a fair chance to be true IMO. Doesn't guarantee we get him of course.

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1 minute ago, Lord Nev said:

Can't really decide if I'm keen or not, I guess for the right price he gives us some mature KPF depth, but will be 31 when next season starts.

There's a fair bit of talk coming out of Adelaide football circles that we have now expressed an interest. It's the old mate of a mate, but the connection seems legit, so seems a fair chance to be true IMO. Doesn't guarantee we get him of course.

I feel the same way LN. H e has had a very good 4/5 years and kicked alot of goals, he reads the play well, and if we play to his strengths then he could be handy. 

Fritsch kicked 16 goals (13 behinds - 29 possible goal chances ) in the last 7 weeks, if you extrapolate that he is a 40+ goal a year fwd, in a year when kicking goals has been our problem then i suspect a player who has averaged 43 goals a year for the last 6 years Jenkins should be player seriously considered.

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2 minutes ago, Demon3 said:

I feel the same way LN. H e has had a very good 4/5 years and kicked alot of goals, he reads the play well, and if we play to his strengths then he could be handy. 

Fritsch kicked 16 goals (13 behinds - 29 possible goal chances ) in the last 7 weeks, if you extrapolate that he is a 40+ goal a year fwd, in a year when kicking goals has been our problem then i suspect a player who has averaged 43 goals a year for the last 6 years Jenkins should be player seriously considered.

Yeah, he probably takes some of the pressure off TMac and Weid, replaces Bull's spot on the list (heard he was possibly retiring?), and then gives Fritsch the freedom to jump on all of their backs.

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2 minutes ago, Lord Nev said:

Yeah, he probably takes some of the pressure off TMac and Weid, replaces Bull's spot on the list (heard he was possibly retiring?), and then gives Fritsch the freedom to jump on all of their backs.

I just reckon we are in the position that everything should be considered. And when we get it going Inside 50 just about as much as anyone in the comp the good players who kick goals are better in your team that then oppositions.  All the top 8 teams have 2-3 players that have kicked around the 40 plus. we had it last year, we need it again.

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On 8/24/2019 at 2:29 AM, goodwindees said:

I repeat, more classy small forwards added to medium forwards in Petracca, Fritsch & Melksham. Collingwood looking fantastic with one tall forward since Cox is out plus Richmond only play 2 talls and 4 small/mid forwards. 

We have NO small classy forwards but at least we have 3 or 4 tall forwards in Tom Mac, Weed, Petty & Preuss.  Therefore, to me the overwhelming need is that we need to go get our Rioli, Tipinwooty, Charlie Cameron etc plus our Isaac Smith, Ed Langdon etc before we recruit anymore talls. 

Couldn't agree more with the gist and bulk of that GWD ...but...

in addition we are in desperate need of a strong mobile contested marking beast who can finish with reasonable accuracy (Jenkins would not be on my 250km radar!).

T-Mac would be my only 'lock' into 2020.  The spine needs a genuine KF beast and we failed to replace a mobile / roaming HHF contested marking / intercept one in Hogan.

And Lucifer forbid....'What if' Tommy went down with a similar injury in pre-season or first few rounds next year!??

It's no coincidence we haven't been an occasional finals contender since Neita retired.

If wishes were horses!

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If this was the NBA and not AFL, he'd be a classic salary cap dump, if we had the cap space we'd trade pick 38 for Jenkins and also get pick 26 (as things stand now) for taking on his contract. Unless Adelaide pay a significant amount of his rumored $500k per season for the next 2 years then I can't see any club really being interested.

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4 minutes ago, whatwhatsaywhat said:

just rumours at this stage, but everything will come down to this crazy review that the afc are doing

i really hope we're not as keen as i think we might be...

I would suggest we are as i have heard similar and that it will also depend on the coach at AFC, but there is legit interest.

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I’m ok with it personally. Hed be a worthy fill in while weed fills out or if tmac is injured. Depends what he costs of course. He’s obviously not the future  A 4 th rounder and the afc to cover some salary and I can’t see the harm in it.

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15 minutes ago, Wiseblood said:

Interest in Josh Jenkins from us?

Firstly, that makes me feel a little ill.

Secondly, gotta love the 'that's what I've heard', which is likely to come from pub talk or a comment on a Facebook page.

Take it or leave it, i have heard it, i never professed to say where or who from, I'm in the industry and just repeating it because i thought that might be of interest on a page dedicated to possible Josh Jenkins availability. Go figure..

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Just now, Demon3 said:

Take it or leave it, i have heard it, i never professed to say where or who from, I'm in the industry and just repeating it because i thought that might be of iinterst on a page dedicated to possible Josh Jenkins availability. Go figure..

So I heard that Josh Jenkins will stay in Adelaide.  Heard it from my inside sources.

It's pretty easy to do.

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